Topic: Rolling stock

The Dutch royal train

The Dutch bid farewell to their royal train

Dutch operator NS, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will bid farewell to their royal train later this month. The official state visit to Belgium on June 20-22 will mark the final outing for the carriage,...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nick Augusteijn
Alstom's ANP and their demo train

Alstom in China pioneers new traction system

Alstom NUG Propulsion System (ANP), the company’s joint venture in China, has recently debuted a novel traction system on one of its trains. Trial operations in the city of Chengdu with passengers are currently underway....Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn
South America on the globe

Renfe branches out to South-America

Spanish operator Renfe has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chilean State Railway Company (EFE) to explore future areas of cooperation. The move marks the next step Renfe’s efforts in lending expertise abroad.Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn
Night time picture of Caledonian Sleeper coach being delivered by road on a huge trailer

Irish railway project takes Scottish sleeper cars

The rolling stock formely used for the Caledonian Sleeper, the overnight service between London and Scotland, has found a new home. In an exciting development for railway enthusiasts, the Connemara Railway Project has taken delivery...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton